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Jail time for safety breach
2 months ago

Jail time for safety breach

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

In a first for WA Safety Laws a jail sentence of 2 years and 2 months has been handed down to a director for a safety breach that resulted in …
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Confined spaces deaths put businesses on alert
2 months ago

Confined spaces deaths put businesses on alert

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

In issuing a fine of over $1,000,000 NSW Judge has required the offending business to produce a resource to reminded all businesses to review their confined spaces compliance. The result …
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USA:  Hummer Erupts in Flames Just Feet From Gas Pump After Stockpiling Fuel in the Trunk
2 months ago

USA: Hummer Erupts in Flames Just Feet From Gas Pump After Stockpiling Fuel in the Trunk

When what looks to be a Hummer H2 went up in flames in Homosassa, Florida on Wednesday, Citrus County Fire Rescue discovered the exact scene everyone’s been warned about. The vehicle’s …
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NZ:  Arrest for Napier’s Bay View petrol station inferno
2 months ago

NZ: Arrest for Napier’s Bay View petrol station inferno

A 44-year-old man has been charged with criminally endangering public safety after a three-month investigation of an inferno at BP Bay View north of Napier.

The man is understood to …
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New Gas connection is here
3 months ago

New Gas connection is here

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

Following extended consultation the new LCC27 Gas Bottle Connection is here now. An evolution of the current (21 or POL) connection that attaches to the standard portable LPG cylinders this …
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Safety Alert:  LPG cylinder fire in retail kitchens
3 months ago

Safety Alert: LPG cylinder fire in retail kitchens

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

Following a series of startling incidents over the past few years SafeWork NSW has released an educational video graphically outlining the dangers of operating LPG cylinders in enclosed spaces.

It …
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Safety:  Business fined $500,000 for not stopping a subcontractor from unsafe practices
3 months ago

Safety: Business fined $500,000 for not stopping a subcontractor from unsafe practices

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

In a tragic case involving a fatality, a construction firm has been fined $500,000 for breaches to safety when it had the responsibility to do risk assessments and the right …
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Safety Alert:  Gas Explosion
4 months ago

Safety Alert: Gas Explosion

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

A $900,000 fine has been handed to a LP Gas business following a and explosion of a LP Gas bulk vehicle while filling fixed canisters at a school. The fines …
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Fuel Industry Safety Forum
4 months ago

Fuel Industry Safety Forum

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

ACAPMA will be facilitating the first of the Fuel Industry Safety Forums for the year in April 2021. Kicking off in Sydney the Fuel Industry Safety Forums are an opportunity …
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COR first…consignor charged for safety breaches
4 months ago

COR first…consignor charged for safety breaches

By  •  Safety, ACAPMA

In a first since the introduction of the legislation in 2018 a consignor has been charged with breaches to the National Heavy Vehicle Chain of Responsibility Laws following an accident …
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